Watch Fannie Lou Hamer’s Testimony at the 1964 Democratic National Covention

The Civil Rights icon's birthday was this past weekend.

By Jamilah King Oct 07, 2013

Sunday was Fannie Lou Hamer’s birthday, so it’s worth taking a look back at the impact that the famed Civil Rights activist had on American history. Here’s video of Hamer’s testimony at the Democratic National Convention on August 22, 1964 in Atlantic City.